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Armed Forces: Homosexuality

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL3119, tabled on 13 November 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will fulfil their commitment to make posthumous pardons available to former army personnel convicted of crimes involving homosexual conduct under laws that have since been repealed.

Answered on

22 November 2017

I refer my noble Friend to the answer I gave on 19 January 2017 to Question number HL4522. Primary legislation will be needed to add to the list of Service disciplinary offences set out in the Policing and Crime Act 2017, and we continue to explore how that can be effected.